One of New York’s most elegant and versatile special event destinations, The Hammerstein is the venue of choice for meeting and event planners.

The Hammerstein combines a magnificent, century-old former opera house with fully integrated 21st century media and entertainment production technology. This elegant room features a hand-painted ceiling, ornate woodwork, and three balconies with side boxes.  Soaring 75 feet above the main floor, the ceiling holds numerous rigging points suitable for production lighting, sound, or set design.

Integration with the in-house audio recording studios, television studios, video control rooms, and post-production suites makes the space an incredible venue for productions, special events, live or taped broadcasts.  Production possibilities in this highly flexible event space are virtually limitless. Events hosted in The Hammerstein range from international product launches and television awards programs to designer fashion shows and fundraisers.


Reception Style 3,500
Seated Dinner 750
Theater Style 2,200
Room Size 12,000 Sq Ft
Stage Size 60’ (W) x 32’ (D)
Stage Adjustable Depth 24’ to 70’
Ceiling height 75’10”
Dressing Rooms 10
Opera Boxes 120
1st Balcony 535
2nd Balcony 535
Lower Level 100